The spirit of disaster relief

(The Spirit of the Chinese Nation)

Updated:2020-09-30 |

The spirit of disaster relief

On May 12, 2008, an earthquake of a magnitude-8.0 hit Wenchuan, Sichuan Province. It was the deadliest in China for decades, affecting a wide area and posing the greatest difficulties in the response.

The CPC led the people and the army in an efficient rescue and relief operation, demonstrating a spirit that can be generalized as "the entire nation uniting as one, persevering in surmounting difficulties, putting people first, and acting in a planned and scientific way."